The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 604 590 619
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 287 278 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.29% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 231 261 238
Average salary £24,690 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.24% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £19,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £24,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +4.34%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103256 95947 106071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.25% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85103 80281 91579
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Technician
UK

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in England

Support Technician
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician across the England region.

Support Technician Salary Trend in England

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in England

Support Technician
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +28 90 £21,500 -10.41% 19
London -60 53 £27,000 -15.62% 10
East of England -3 45 £25,500 +8.51% 4
South West -22 35 £27,500 +20.87% 5
North West -6 21 £23,250 -7.00% 5
Yorkshire -32 18 £24,690 +29.94% 9
West Midlands -18 12 £22,625 -30.38% 3
East Midlands -7 10 £22,000 -12.00% 2
North East - 3 £20,000 - 3
Support Technician
UK

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Technician in their job title.

1 427 (66.72%) Windows
2 339 (52.97%) Microsoft
3 236 (36.88%) Active Directory
4 222 (34.69%) MS Office
5 186 (29.06%) Windows 7
6 179 (27.97%) MS Excel
7 165 (25.78%) MS Exchange
8 160 (25.00%) VMware
9 149 (23.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 112 (17.50%) Citrix
11 105 (16.41%) TCP/IP
12 102 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
13 100 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 93 (14.53%) Windows XP
14 93 (14.53%) ITIL
15 90 (14.06%) Cisco
16 86 (13.44%) DNS
17 83 (12.97%) Finance
18 81 (12.66%) SQL
19 79 (12.34%) Microsoft Certification
20 72 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
21 71 (11.09%) Degree
22 70 (10.94%) Firewall
23 69 (10.78%) Windows 8
24 67 (10.47%) SQL Server
25 66 (10.31%) VPN
26 64 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
27 57 (8.91%) Linux
28 53 (8.28%) DHCP
29 47 (7.34%) Blackberry

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 165 (25.78%) MS Exchange
2 64 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (2.97%) SharePoint
5 18 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (2.81%) IIS
6 15 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (1.88%) IBM Notes
8 11 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (1.56%) Lync
10 6 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.94%) Apache
11 5 (0.78%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.78%) JOnAS
11 5 (0.78%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.31%) Confluence
13 2 (0.31%) Site Server
Applications
1 222 (34.69%) MS Office
2 179 (27.97%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.63%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.63%) Teamcenter
3 3 (0.47%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.47%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.31%) Sage 1000
4 2 (0.31%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.16%) Agresso
5 1 (0.16%) Epicor Tropos
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.16%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.91%) Office 365
2 4 (0.63%) SaaS
3 2 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 105 (16.41%) TCP/IP
2 86 (13.44%) DNS
3 70 (10.94%) Firewall
4 66 (10.31%) VPN
5 53 (8.28%) DHCP
6 36 (5.63%) Internet
7 33 (5.16%) LAN
7 33 (5.16%) WAN
8 26 (4.06%) VoIP
9 25 (3.91%) SAN
10 22 (3.44%) VLAN
11 13 (2.03%) IP Telephony
12 11 (1.72%) Ethernet
12 11 (1.72%) ADSL
13 10 (1.56%) Broadband
14 9 (1.41%) Wireless
15 7 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (1.09%) LDAP
15 7 (1.09%) SMTP
15 7 (1.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (1.41%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.09%) MySQL
6 6 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (0.94%) MS Access
6 6 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.47%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.47%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.78%) JIRA
2 2 (0.31%) CruiseControl
2 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.31%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.31%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.16%) MSI
General
1 83 (12.97%) Finance
2 36 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 14 (2.19%) Retail
5 11 (1.72%) French Language
6 10 (1.56%) German Language
7 9 (1.41%) Advertising
8 8 (1.25%) Local Government
8 8 (1.25%) Marketing
9 7 (1.09%) Legal
10 6 (0.94%) Banking
11 5 (0.78%) Front Office
11 5 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.78%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.63%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.63%) Law
13 3 (0.47%) Back Office
13 3 (0.47%) Electronics
14 2 (0.31%) Publishing
14 2 (0.31%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.50%) .NET
2 13 (2.03%) HTML
3 7 (1.09%) XML
3 7 (1.09%) ASP.NET
4 6 (0.94%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.47%) COM
5 3 (0.47%) XSL
5 3 (0.47%) Web Services
5 3 (0.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (0.47%) WCF
5 3 (0.47%) WF
6 2 (0.31%) HTML5
6 2 (0.31%) CSS
6 2 (0.31%) ADO.NET
6 2 (0.31%) Middleware
7 1 (0.16%) EDI
7 1 (0.16%) WSH
7 1 (0.16%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.34%) Blackberry
2 27 (4.22%) iPhone
3 16 (2.50%) iPad
3 16 (2.50%) Kindle
4 11 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.41%) Thin Client
5 9 (1.41%) Fat Client
6 7 (1.09%) Clustering
6 7 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.09%) PDA
7 6 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (0.94%) Mathematics
7 6 (0.94%) EPoS
7 6 (0.94%) Replication
8 4 (0.63%) New Media
8 4 (0.63%) VLE
9 3 (0.47%) AS400
9 3 (0.47%) Equities
9 3 (0.47%) Streaming Video
9 3 (0.47%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 427 (66.72%) Windows
2 186 (29.06%) Windows 7
3 149 (23.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 100 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 93 (14.53%) Windows XP
6 72 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 69 (10.78%) Windows 8
8 57 (8.91%) Linux
9 28 (4.38%) Mac OS X
10 22 (3.44%) UNIX
11 15 (2.34%) Windows Vista
12 14 (2.19%) Android
13 13 (2.03%) Ubuntu
14 11 (1.72%) Mac OS
15 10 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
16 7 (1.09%) Solaris
16 7 (1.09%) Windows 2000
16 7 (1.09%) Apple iOS
16 7 (1.09%) CentOS
17 4 (0.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (14.53%) ITIL
2 46 (7.19%) Service Delivery
3 22 (3.44%) CRM
4 20 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (2.81%) Service Management
6 16 (2.50%) Time Management
6 16 (2.50%) Incident Management
7 10 (1.56%) Asset Management
7 10 (1.56%) Project Management
8 9 (1.41%) E-Commerce
8 9 (1.41%) ERP
9 7 (1.09%) Software Deployment
9 7 (1.09%) Software Testing
9 7 (1.09%) Problem Management
10 6 (0.94%) Load Balancing
10 6 (0.94%) Configuration Management
11 5 (0.78%) CAD
11 5 (0.78%) ETL
11 5 (0.78%) Network Management
11 5 (0.78%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 81 (12.66%) SQL
2 12 (1.88%) C#
3 9 (1.41%) T-SQL
4 8 (1.25%) Python
4 8 (1.25%) Perl
4 8 (1.25%) VB
5 7 (1.09%) VBA
5 7 (1.09%) PHP
5 7 (1.09%) VBScript
5 7 (1.09%) Java
6 6 (0.94%) PowerShell
6 6 (0.94%) VB6
6 6 (0.94%) Bash Shell
6 6 (0.94%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.78%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.78%) C
8 3 (0.47%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.47%) Ruby
9 2 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 79 (12.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (11.09%) Degree
3 45 (7.03%) MCP
4 38 (5.94%) MCSE
5 35 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (4.69%) CCNA
7 19 (2.97%) MCITP
8 17 (2.66%) MCSA
8 17 (2.66%) Security Cleared
9 13 (2.03%) A+ Certification
10 12 (1.88%) SC Cleared
11 10 (1.56%) HND
12 8 (1.25%) MCDST
12 8 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.63%) NVQ Level 3
15 3 (0.47%) Network+ Certification
15 3 (0.47%) CCA
15 3 (0.47%) Citrix Certification
16 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.19%) SLA
2 25 (3.91%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.56%) QA
4 3 (0.47%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 236 (36.88%) Active Directory
2 102 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (6.41%) Hyper-V
4 26 (4.06%) XenApp
5 18 (2.81%) vSphere
6 13 (2.03%) Terminal Services
7 12 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (1.72%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.41%) VMware ESX
10 7 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.94%) Xen
12 5 (0.78%) XenServer
13 4 (0.63%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.31%) Samba
15 1 (0.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 19 (2.97%) Backup Exec
2 15 (2.34%) SCCM
3 8 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (0.94%) WSUS
5 4 (0.63%) Nagios
6 3 (0.47%) OpenView
6 3 (0.47%) SCOM
7 2 (0.31%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.31%) Foglight
7 2 (0.31%) Control-M
8 1 (0.16%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.16%) Plesk
8 1 (0.16%) Opsview
Vendors
1 339 (52.97%) Microsoft
2 160 (25.00%) VMware
3 112 (17.50%) Citrix
4 90 (14.06%) Cisco
5 42 (6.56%) Apple
6 39 (6.09%) HP
7 24 (3.75%) Dell
8 23 (3.59%) EMC
9 19 (2.97%) Oracle
10 17 (2.66%) Symantec
11 15 (2.34%) DataCore
12 12 (1.88%) Lotus
13 11 (1.72%) Sage
13 11 (1.72%) Avaya
13 11 (1.72%) IBM
14 10 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (1.41%) Remedy
15 9 (1.41%) McAfee
16 7 (1.09%) Red Hat
17 6 (0.94%) LANDesk
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Salary: £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
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Salary: benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
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Salary: car + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 20k per year + Pension and Career Development
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0 - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
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Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £24k - 32k per year
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Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RM Education
Salary: £16000 - £18500 per annum + car + bonus
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Salary: £175 - £225 per day
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